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Posted on Spray lacquer, wet sanding, purpleheart .... Finishing help

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#1 posted 01-26-2012 01:32 AM

Spray can lacquer is great stuff – but the layers are really really thin…so I don’t see wet sanding til you have around 3 to 5 coats on or you will cut right through the finish.

I have a cheap but works good HVLP gravity gun that runs off my compressor – and I spray Deft Brushing Lacquer. It has a LOT more solids in it so better coating, but also there are retarders and thickeners, that make it quite resistant to sagging/running or getting orange-peel.

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